Bolstered by technology advancements and policy changes, wind power is a steadily-growing part of the United States Energy mix, according to the EIA. Improved access to transmission and federal production tax credits have pushed states to build more wind power, aided by more efficient and larger turbines.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.